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Collections made by James Bowen, Written chiefly in the third quarter of the 18th century, partly by J. Bowen

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MS. Gough Shropshire 17

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Collections made by James Bowen, a painter and undertaker of Shrewsbury (d. 1774: his printed trade-card is in Gough Shropshire 2, p. 744; 18, p. 41) and his son John, for a history of Shropshire and especially Shrewsbury: 'Antiquities of Shropshire', collected by James Bowen, vol. 6, 1769: containing:
  1. A copy of a Computus of Halston Preceptory, 1427-28 (p. 11)
  2. At p. 29 are 'De principibus Walliæ notæ breviter desumptæ', beginning with Cadwallader
(pp. 44-end are blank)

Dates

  • Written chiefly in the third quarter of the 18th century, partly by J. Bowen

Extent

138 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Shropshire 17

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 18205

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/4 × 6 5/8 in.

Repository Details

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